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HARDtalk (TV Series 1997– ) Poster

(1997– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Lorna Dickinson ... (4 episodes, 1998)
Ann McGuire ... (4 episodes, 1998)
James Waddell ... (2 episodes, 2012-2017)
Richard Murrell ... (1 episode, 1998)
Stuart Earl ... (1 episode, 2016)

Series Cast  

Tim Sebastian Tim Sebastian ...  Himself - Host / ... 112 episodes, 1997-2014
Stephen Sackur Stephen Sackur ...  Himself - Host / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2018
Zeinab Badawi Zeinab Badawi ...  Herself - Host / ... 12 episodes, 2009-2017
Sarah Montague Sarah Montague ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 7 episodes, 2001-2011
Rob Bonnet Rob Bonnet ...  Himself - Host 5 episodes, 2001
Jonathan Dimbleby Jonathan Dimbleby ...  Himself - Host 3 episodes, 2009
Allan Little Allan Little ...  Himself - Presenter 3 episodes, 2007
Harold Pinter ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1999-2004
Paddy Ashdown ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1999-2003
Nina Simone ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1999
Desmond Tutu ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2002-2009
Alan Duncan Alan Duncan ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2002-2003
Gavin Esler ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2003-2013
Freshta Raper Freshta Raper ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2003-2007
Frederick Forsyth Frederick Forsyth ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2003
Rory Stewart Rory Stewart ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2015
Ron Noble Ron Noble ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Whoopi Goldberg ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2009
Tim Franks Tim Franks ...  Himself - Host 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Ute Lemper ...  Herself 1 episode, 1997
Carrie Gracie Carrie Gracie ...  Herself - Host 1 episode, 2009
Vandana Shiva ...  Herself 1 episode, 2006
Ian Blair Ian Blair ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Werner Herzog ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
George Alagiah George Alagiah ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1997
Richard Attenborough ...  Himself 1 episode, 1997
King Hussein ...  Himself 1 episode, 1997
Nelson Mandela ...  Himself 1 episode, 1997
Yehudi Menuhin ...  Himself 1 episode, 1997
Abbas Al-Janabi Abbas Al-Janabi ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
Plato Cacheris ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
Michael Flatley Michael Flatley ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
Donald MacCormick Donald MacCormick ...  Himself - Host 1 episode, 1998
George Mitchell ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
R. Parsons R. Parsons ...  Interviewer ( Himself) 1 episode, 1998
John Peel John Peel ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
Nisha Pillai Nisha Pillai ...  Herself - Host 1 episode, 1998
Peter Ustinov ...  Himself 1 episode, 1998
Louise Arbour ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Sartaj Aziz Sartaj Aziz ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Christiaan Barnard Christiaan Barnard ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Roberto Benigni ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Mark Chavanduka Mark Chavanduka ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Margaret Cook Margaret Cook ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Richard Dreyfuss ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
John Fashanu ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Edward Heath Edward Heath ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Mushahid Hussain Mushahid Hussain ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Saeed Jaffrey ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Ben Kingsley ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Helmut Kohl ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Olara A. Otunnu Olara A. Otunnu ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Shimon Peres ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Shaun Pollock Shaun Pollock ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Terry Pratchett ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Griff Rhys Jones ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Gerry Robinson Gerry Robinson ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
David Shayler David Shayler ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Javier Solana ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Rod Steiger ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Ike Turner Ike Turner ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
U Kyaw Win U Kyaw Win ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Walter Cronkite ...  Himself 1 episode, 2000
Harvey Goldsmith ...  Himself 1 episode, 2000
Mikhail Gorbachev ...  Himself 1 episode, 2000
David Jessel David Jessel ...  Himself - Host 1 episode, 2000
Mo Mowlam Mo Mowlam ...  Herself 1 episode, 2000
Kathy Olds Kathy Olds ...  Herself 1 episode, 2000
Rajesh Pilot Rajesh Pilot ...  Himself 1 episode, 2000
Tina Sinatra ...  Herself 1 episode, 2000
Vaira Vike-Freiberga Vaira Vike-Freiberga ...  Herself 1 episode, 2000
Farouk Al-Sharaa Farouk Al-Sharaa ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Woody Allen ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Sepp Blatter ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Sebastian Coe Sebastian Coe ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Patricia de Lille Patricia de Lille ...  Herself 1 episode, 2001
Lyse Doucet Lyse Doucet ...  Herself - Host 1 episode, 2001
Bob Geldof ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Marcia Gay Harden ...  Herself 1 episode, 2001
Rafiq Hariri Rafiq Hariri ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Gérard Houllier ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Billy Hutchinson Billy Hutchinson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Patrick Lekota Patrick Lekota ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Ellen MacArthur Ellen MacArthur ...  Herself 1 episode, 2001
John Major ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Peter Mandelson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Thabo Mbeki Thabo Mbeki ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Arnaud Montebourg Arnaud Montebourg ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Simon Napier-Bell Simon Napier-Bell ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Benjamin Netanyahu ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Ayanda Ntsaluba Ayanda Ntsaluba ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Eoin O'Broin Eoin O'Broin ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Wolfgang Petritsch Wolfgang Petritsch ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Cyril Ramaphosa Cyril Ramaphosa ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Albie Sachs Albie Sachs ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Han Seung-soo Han Seung-soo ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Tokyo Sexwale Tokyo Sexwale ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Shane Warne ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Kevin Warwick Kevin Warwick ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Craig Williamson Craig Williamson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2001
Simba Makoni Simba Makoni ...  Himself 1 episode, 2002
Tony Benn Tony Benn ...  Himself 1 episode, 2003
Michael Caine ...  Himself 1 episode, 2003
Jessica Lange ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 2003
George Michael ...  Himself 1 episode, 2003
Roger Moore ...  Himself 1 episode, 2003
Vanessa Redgrave ...  Herself 1 episode, 2003
Oliver Stone ...  Himself 1 episode, 2003
Emma Thompson ...  Herself 1 episode, 2003
Alec Baldwin ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Charles Kennedy Charles Kennedy ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Robert Kilroy-Silk Robert Kilroy-Silk ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Ian McKellen ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Joe Simpson Joe Simpson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2004
Frank Gardner Frank Gardner ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Khurshid M. Kasuri Khurshid M. Kasuri ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
David Lammy ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Nigel Lawson Nigel Lawson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Robert McNamara ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Chris Patten Chris Patten ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Clare Short Clare Short ...  Herself 1 episode, 2005
Jon Sopel Jon Sopel ...  Himself - Guest Presenter 1 episode, 2005
Barbara Stocking Barbara Stocking ...  Herself 1 episode, 2005
Malcolm Wicks Malcolm Wicks ...  Himself 1 episode, 2005
Ahmed Abu Laban Ahmed Abu Laban ...  Himself 1 episode, 2006
Carl Bernstein ...  Himself 1 episode, 2006
Tyrone Brooks Tyrone Brooks ...  Himself 1 episode, 2006
Flemming Rose Flemming Rose ...  Himself 1 episode, 2006
Nicholas van Hoogstraten Nicholas van Hoogstraten ...  Himself 1 episode, 2006
Yasser Abed Rabbo Yasser Abed Rabbo 1 episode, 2007
Victor Adebowale Victor Adebowale 1 episode, 2007
Tareq Al-Hashemi Tareq Al-Hashemi ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Jonathan Bennett Jonathan Bennett ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Richard Dawkins ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Christine Lagarde ...  Herself 1 episode, 2007
Emily Maitlis Emily Maitlis ...  Herself - Presenter 1 episode, 2007
Keith Mann Keith Mann ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Amre Moussa Amre Moussa ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Carne Ross Carne Ross ...  Herself 1 episode, 2007
Peter Taylor Peter Taylor ...  Himself 1 episode, 2007
Yelena Tregubova Yelena Tregubova ...  Herself 1 episode, 2007
Helen Zille Helen Zille ...  Herself 1 episode, 2007
Steven Berkoff ...  Himself 1 episode, 2008
Tori Amos ...  Herself 1 episode, 2009
Fergus Anckorn Fergus Anckorn ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Barbara Taylor Bradford Barbara Taylor Bradford ...  Herself 1 episode, 2009
Willem Dafoe ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Colin Davis Colin Davis ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Richard Eyre ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Goldie ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Peter Hall ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Tom Hooper ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
John Howard ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Jesse Jackson ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Daniel Libeskind Daniel Libeskind ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
James Lovelock James Lovelock ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Michael Mansfield Michael Mansfield ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Piers Morgan ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Gulam Noon Gulam Noon ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
John Prescott John Prescott ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Jackie Stewart ...  Himself 1 episode, 2009
Charlize Theron ...  Herself 1 episode, 2009
Richard Thompson ...  Herself 1 episode, 2009
Vivienne Westwood ...  Herself 1 episode, 2009
Latif Yahia Latif Yahia ...  Latif Yahia Himself 1 episode, 2009
Claudia Cardinale ...  Herself 1 episode, 2011
Robin Gibb ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
James Earl Jones ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
Steve Keen Steve Keen ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
Robert King Robert King ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
Ken Loach ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
Duff McKagan ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
Jim Rogers Jim Rogers ...  Himself 1 episode, 2011
James Cracknell James Cracknell ...  Himself 1 episode, 2012
Wayne McGregor ...  Himself 1 episode, 2012
Alan Moore ...  Himself 1 episode, 2012
Haifaa Al-Mansour ...  Herself 1 episode, 2013
Rebecca Gomperts Rebecca Gomperts ...  Herself 1 episode, 2013
Jonathan Miller Jonathan Miller ...  Himself 1 episode, 2013
Gloria Steinem ...  Herself 1 episode, 2013
David Bailey ...  Himself 1 episode, 2014
Kenneth Kaunda Kenneth Kaunda ...  Himself 1 episode, 2014
Chris Packham Chris Packham ...  Himself 1 episode, 2014
Moazzam Begg Moazzam Begg ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Paul Gambaccini Paul Gambaccini ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Yehuda Glick Yehuda Glick ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Yair Lapid Yair Lapid ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Tef Poe Tef Poe ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Luis Antonio Tagle Luis Antonio Tagle ...  Himself 1 episode, 2015
Sayeeda Warsi Sayeeda Warsi ...  Herself 1 episode, 2015
Fuambai Ahmadu Fuambai Ahmadu ...  Herself - Co-Founder, African Women Are Free to Choose 1 episode, 2016
Nimko Ali Nimko Ali ...  Herself - Founder, Daughters of Eve 1 episode, 2016
Rachel Dolezal ...  Herself 1 episode, 2016
Brian Eno ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
John Kiriakou ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Trevor Noah ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Dick Pound Dick Pound ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Robert Reich ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Diana Rigg ...  Herself 1 episode, 2016
Shahbaz Taseer Shahbaz Taseer ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Binali Yildirim Binali Yildirim ...  Himself 1 episode, 2016
Jane Fonda ...  Herself 1 episode, 2017
Kathy Griffin ...  Herself 1 episode, 2017
Peter Szijjarto Peter Szijjarto ...  Himself 1 episode, 2017
Mahira Khan ...  Himself 1 episode, 2018
Vicky Beeching Vicky Beeching ...  Herself - Christian Pop Star 1 episode
James Rubin James Rubin ...  Himself - Interviewer unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Ann McGuire ... series producer / series editor / producer (61 episodes, 1997-2014)
Linda Sills ... producer (10 episodes, 1997-2000)
Julie Salt ... producer (7 episodes, 1999-2001)
Lorna Dickinson ... producer (4 episodes, 1998)
Bridget Osborne ... producer (4 episodes, 2001)
Dawn Gifford Engle ... producer / associate producer (4 episodes, 2006)
Ivan Suvanjieff ... producer / associate producer (4 episodes, 2006)
Jessica Williams ... producer (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Nick Blakemore ... producer (3 episodes, 2001)
Nik Sindle ... producer (3 episodes, 2016-2017)
Simon Hancock ... producer (2 episodes, 2002)
David Jamieson ... producer (2 episodes, 2002)
Aileen Gram Moreno ... executive producer (1 episode, 1997)
Jenny Stimpson ... producer (1 episode, 1997)
Tim Awford ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Sian Griffiths ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Lucy Hockings ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Ali Willis ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Tom Gillett ... producer (1 episode, 2012)
Tama Muru ... producer (1 episode, 2013)
Deborah Hawkes ... producer (1 episode, 2014)
Susan Gill ... producer (1 episode, 2016)
Holly Topham ... producer (1 episode, 2017)
John Greenwood ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Film Editing by 

Carey Clark ... (17 episodes, 2001-2017)
Caroline Howie ... (4 episodes, 1999-2001)
Ann McGuire ... (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
Lester Thompson ... (1 episode, 1997)
Penny Berry ... (1 episode, 2001)
David Neal ... (1 episode, 2002)

Series Sound Department 

David Bartley ... sound (1 episode, 2012)
Richard Reed ... sound (1 episode, 2013)
Olly Sindle ... sound (1 episode, 2017)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Bramwell Styles ... camera operator (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
Matt Brayshaw ... camera operator (1 episode, 2012)
Tony James ... camera operator (1 episode, 2012)
Jeremy Tod ... camera operator (1 episode, 2012)
Ant Leake ... camera operator (1 episode, 2013)
Will Lodge ... camera operator (1 episode, 2013)
Matthew Donald ... camera operator (1 episode, 2016)
Richard Reed ... camera operator (1 episode, 2016)
Mary Dudar ... camera operator (1 episode, 2017)
Olly Sindle ... camera (1 episode, 2017)

Series Editorial Department 

Carel Nell ... picture editor / v.t. editor / tape editor (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lisa Baxter ... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2012-2017)
Mads Nybo Jørgensen ... picture editor / v.t. editor (4 episodes, 2001)
Gregers Skibstead ... tape editor (2 episodes, 2001)
Frik Reinecke ... picture editor (2 episodes, 2013-2017)
Genevieve Tester ... v.t. editor (1 episode, 2001)
David Neal ... picture editor (1 episode, 2002)
Jonathan Ayres ... vision mixer (1 episode, 2012)

Series Other crew 

Peter Beaven ... floor manager (1 episode, 2012)
Stephanie Godfrey ... technical manager (1 episode, 2012)
Amelia Fearon ... floor manager (1 episode, 2016)
Nikki Marks ... floor manager (1 episode, 2016)
Roger Webster ... technical coordinator (1 episode, 2016)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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